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 |  Dec 06 2012, 1:31 PM

General Motors and its joint ventures have sold over 2.5-million vehicles in China through the first 11 months of the year, already exceeding total sales figures set in 2011, as well as setting a new annual record for Chinese sales. 

Through November, GM has sold a total of 2,593,642 vehicles, which passed its total 2011 sales of 2,547,171. In the month of November alone, GM moved 260,018 cars in China making it the highest November yet and the second-highest month for GM in China.

The Buick brand lead the way for Shanghai GM sales with an increase of 17.4 percent year over year with a November record of 70,172 units sold. Chevy also set a November sales record in China with demand rising 15.3 percent to 63,012 vehicles.

In addition, the Cadillac brand set an all-time monthly sales record in China with 3,260 cars sold with the SRX model leading the way with 2,082.

China has become GM’s largest market, and it continues to do well thanks to its 12 joint ventures, two wholly-owned foreign enterprises, and more than 35,000 employees in China.